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Frederick Douglass: Young Defender of Human Rights (Young Patriots)

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The inspiring story of Frederick Douglasss rise from slavery to prominence as an early abolitionist and civil rights champion is featured in this volume of the Young Patriots series. Focusing on Douglasss early years, this profile details his difficult upbringing as a slave on a Maryland plantation, his early separation from his mother, and his move as an adolescent to the home of the Auld family in Baltimore. From a young age, Douglass knew that knowledge was a passport out of slavery, and this biography reveals his fierce dedication to education. Lively drawings illustrate the climate in which he grew up and the hurdles faced on the road to equality and freedom. Special features include a summary of Douglasss adult accomplishments, including his position as advisor to President Lincoln; little-known facts about him; and a time line of his life.

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"Hook kids on history with this series."  —Learning magazine
"Children are sure to be inspired by stories of ordinary children who do extraordinary things."  —The Old Schoolhouse magazine

Product Details

ISBN:
9781882859573
Author:
Myers, Elisabeth P.
Publisher:
Patria Press
Illustrator:
Morrison, Cathy
Author:
Morrison, Cathy
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Antislavery movements
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
JUV016200
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
ographical / United States
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Young Patriots series
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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